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The Iconoclast

Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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I've written about Nashville's Muslim population before. Here is another article about what is happening in America's heartland (thanks to Ann at Refugee Resettlement Watch) NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Martín followed his brother's path four years ago, uprooting himself from bustling Atlanta ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 8:24 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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"A prominent cleric, Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawy, said modern science had at last provided evidence that Mecca was the true centre of the Earth; proof, he said, of the greatness of the Muslim "qibla" - the Arabic word for the direction Muslims turn to when they pray.... The meeting in ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 5:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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It's easy to predict these kinds of stories will become more and more common as time goes by and nothing is done about our illegal alien and refugee problem now metastasizing all over the country. LATimes: LOS ANGELES - Ana Puente was an infant with a liver disorder when her aunt brought her illegally ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 5:02 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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The BBC is regularly and rightly criticised - by me too - for its pro-Islam and anti-Israel bias. But I think that criticism applies mainly to BBC News, and less to other documentaries. Listen here to an interesting radio programme about apostasy. It is narrated by a type I generally distrust: the "prodigal ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 4:46 PM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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If she has to rely on her own campaign strategies, she's sunk. The NYTimes reports that Sen. Clinton's campaign has seen fit to call Obama's experience in question by invoking — wait for it — Osama bin Laden!  According to the Times: As she spoke Monday in her father’s hometown, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 4:44 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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"al-Zawahri said it was against Islamic religious law for any Muslim to live permanently in a Western country 'under the laws of the infidels.'" -- from this news article This is true. After the Reconquista, Muslims in Spain sent a delegation to Morocco to consult with scholars there ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 2:55 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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No word of a lie, this is a good one (h/t Alan): ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 1:46 PM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzynQ8LPyAM&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 12:46 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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Boris Johnson is an idiot to be have backtracked. Nonetheless, he can backtrack again. But first vote for him. Make him Mayor of London (not Lord Mayor, yes, that's a different thing). And even though Lord Mayor is a different thing, I am given to understand, from Mayor, of London, then there will ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 8:47 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.   Intentionally or not, this famous quotation from the Book of Common Prayer lifts the spirits. But it ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 8:29 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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Our former President, Jimmy Carter, is interviewed on this station and on that. Not one of the interviewers thinks to ask Carter if he understands what a "hudna" is. Not one asks him why he thinks the figure of ten years, rather than five, or fifteen, or twenty years, was chosen by the leaders ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 7:55 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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"My own take on this is that we tried and failed to stylize this particular onslaught against the United States as one that has religious connotations and regional connotations," said Mr. Fareed, a former associate professor of Islamic studies at Wayne State University. "I think this ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 7:40 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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Unlike Erica Jong, who doesn't like "Pink Men," Nora Ephron, who isn't usually this unhinged, exclaims she doesn't like White Men - not at all. ...This is an election about whether the people of Pennsylvania hate blacks more than they hate women. And when I say people, I don't mean people, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 7:30 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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While we all tighten our belts in the face of the Credit Crunch, spare a thought for the real victims. From The Times: Auf wiedersehen, champagne working breakfasts. Willkommen to the airport shower facilities. Hard times have come for some of the world’s most cosseted financial workers with ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 6:15 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
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On the subject of Easter the moveable feast, Christ’s Passion took place during Passover, also a moveable feast and one which Easter does not move with. Sometimes they are almost together, which to me lends a certain focus to the events of Holy Week. This year they are nearly 6 weeks ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2008 1:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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A language no longer willing to give the word "peradventure" the time of day is a language on life support. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 8:34 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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Barack Obama is not the name of an American President. Bayard Rustin is the name of an American President. Barack Obama is  the name of someone who wins the Boston Marathon. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 8:31 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE-PVSkD0fY ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 8:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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Europe News: A recently conducted study at the Uppsala University has revealed highly interesting information in the Swedish Archives, which once again confirm the researchers’ view of the events in the Ottoman Turkey during the First World War: the Christian minorities, the Armenians in particular, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 5:59 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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New Duranty: KUWAIT — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called for greater financial and diplomatic support to Iraq during a meeting with Arab foreign ministers in Bahrain on Monday, but she did not appear to have won any new commitments. Speaking to reporters after a meeting with counterparts ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 4:51 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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Beneath our urbane exterior, NER bloggers are being "worked to death". Four "Mary Jacksons", chained together - and to their keyboards - are fed only on cider. Five "Esmerelda Weatherwaxes" manage on barely a pint of real ale an hour. Five thousand slave labourers ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 4:43 PM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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Also from the BBC. I think it was Winston Churchill in the much quoted passage who said something on the lines of Muslim women never reach the age of majority – they are always under some man’s supervision. Saudi women are being kept in perpetual childhood so male relatives can exercise ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 2:53 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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This Easter was the earliest it has been since 1913 and almost the earliest it can ever be. Because Easter was “too early” UK schools closed for Good Friday and Easter Monday only and the children had their Spring Holiday later, different weeks during April. Some have seen this as a secular ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 2:47 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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Kenneth Timmerman writes in Newsmax: The Kurdish regional government in Northern Iraq is providing a safe haven to several thousand Iraqi Christians who have fled persecution in other parts of the country, government officials and local pastors told Newsmax. Unlike refugee camps set up for some ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 10:13 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 21 April 2008
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Why don't we simply describe the war as defense against jihad and drop all these unnecessary adjectives? That way we could define jihad the way Muslims themselves define it, as having many different manifestations (pen, tongue, wealth demographics, combat, etc.) and as the struggle to remove ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/21/2008 8:46 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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